Planning to live and work in Jersey? Find out more about looking for jobs in Jersey here with details on how to apply and where to find all the information about working in Jersey.
Planning to live and work in Jersey?
Find out more about looking for jobs in Jersey here with details on how to apply and where to find all the information about working in Jersey. If you’re a British citizen or a national of a Member State of the European Economic Area, you don’t need a work permit. Jersey has a low unemployment rate and if you’re looking for a job in Jersey, there are a number of employment agencies on the island who can help connect you with potential employers. While Jersey welcomes applications from skilled people, preference will be given to those who have lived on the island for more than ten years, people who were born in Jersey or whose parents were either born in Jersey or are registered residents. Depending on your residency status, there may be restrictions on buying Jersey property to live in.
Do I need a work permit?
British citizens and nationals of a member state of the European Economic area do not need a work permit to work in Jersey. If you’re a Commonwealth citizen coming to Jersey for a working holiday or if you have a UK-born grandparent, you also don’t need a work permit, but you will have to obtain entry clearance before arriving in Jersey. Everyone else will require a work permit which has to be applied for by your prospective employer. If you have relevant skills, you’re welcome to look for a job in Jersey. You can find out more information about living and working in Jersey at the States of Jersey website.
Feeling inspired by Jersey?
If you’re planning on living and working in Jersey, you’ll be glad to hear there’s plenty to keep you busy in your down time too. Explore our Jersey inspiration and we’re sure you’ll be delighted by what you find.